Bheta, Gardenex and PetQuip to stage post-Brexit export conference

Three leading trade associations in the home improvement, garden and leisure and pet product sectors are coming together to host a joint conference on the future of international trade, post-Brexit.

The one-day event is set to take place 12 March at the Stratford Manor Hotel in Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, ahead of the UK's departure from the EU.

The conference aims to shed some light on the latest intelligence to help UK companies navigate the best routes to international sales post-Brexit, featuring an array of top-level speakers.

Attendees will hear practical information and advice from leading experts on the changes and challenges of trading internationally after the UK leaves the EU. Case studies of success stories will also discuss flourishing exporters in the gardening and leisure, pet product and home enhancement industry sectors.

A range of experienced service providers specialising in transport, logistics, IP, international business law, exhibition organisers and government advisers have also been asked to participate in the event.

The conference has a mandate to help suppliers understand and navigate the Brexit complexities and in addition, highlight the export support and opportunities available worldwide.

Director General of Gardenex and PetQuip, Amanda Sizer Barrett, said: "We expect a huge take-up for this practical and timely event on March 12th, which will deliver the latest intelligence from an array of top-level speakers and export experts to help UK companies in navigating their best routes to secure international sales in the future."

Leading export service providers will be on hand to provide delegates with practical advice throughout the conference within an "Ask the Expert" Zone.

Will Jones, Bheta Executive Director, said of the event: "Bheta is delighted to be working with the Federation of Garden and Leisure Manufacturers on this joint initiative; we are confident that the programme of presentations will provide delegates with expert information, practival advice and inspiration, while a wide range of export services will give face-to-face export guidance to delegates."

To find out more information about the conference, or to secure your place, you can contact Bheta on 012123 71130, or PetQuip and Gardenex on 01959 565995.

Members of Gardenex, PetQuip, CHA and BHETA can secure a preferential delegate rate of £69 per person at the conference. The event is also open to non-members at £149 per person (both plus VAT).

Read our latest Brexit update here: Free trade area agreed in principle, but resignations see pound drop.